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PhD Candidate

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Positions

  • PhD Candidate, Business Analytics

    Tippie College of Business

Education

  • PhD Candidate in Business Analytics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, 2021
  • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 2017
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Tabriz University, 2010

Professional Memberships

  • Transportation Science and Logistics Society, 2019
  • University of Iowa INFORMS graduate student chapter, 2017
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, 2016

Selected Awards & Honors

  • Graduate College Summer Fellowship, University of Iowa, 2020
  • Post-Comprehensive Research Award, University Of Iowa Graduate College, 2020
  • 3MT – Three-Minute Thesis Finalist, University Of Iowa Graduate College, 2019
  • Graduate Student Senate (GSS) Travel Funds Award, University Of Iowa Graduate College, 2019 - 2019
  • Departmental Research Fellowship, 2019 - 2019
  • TUBITAK Research Scholarship Award, 2016 - 2017
  • TUBITAK Research Scholarship Award, 2014 - 2016

Selected Courses

  • Operations Management, MSCI:3000, Fall 2019
  • Operations Management, MSCI:3000, Fall 2018
  • Operations Management, MSCI:3000, Spring 2018

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

  • Campbell, A. M., De Matta, R. E. & Eghbal Akhlaghi, V. (2019, October) Fuel Distribution Planning for Islands. Conference Presentation presented at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington.
  • Eghbal Akhlaghi, V., Gultekin, H. & Gurel, S. (2016, November) Energy conscious robot scheduling in robotic cell manufacturing. Conference Presentation presented at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Eghbal Akhlaghi, V., Gultekin, H. & Coban, B. (2016, July) Comparison of CRM and k-Unit Cycles in Robotic Cells with Multiple Parts. Conference Presentation presented at 28th European Conference on Operational Research, Poznan, Poland.
  • Eghbal Akhlaghi, V., Gultekin, H. & Gurel, S. (2016, July) Green Scheduling in a Two-Machine Robotic Cell. Conference Presentation presented at YAEM, Izmir, Turkey.
  • Eghbal Akhlaghi, V. & Gultekin, H. (2015, September) Bicriteria Scheduling in Single Gripper Robotic Cells. Conference Presentation presented at YAEM, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Eghbal Akhlaghi, V., Varol, A. & Tezcan, M. (2015, August) Bicriteria Scheduling in a Multiple Part-Type Robotic Cell. Conference Presentation presented at 23rd International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making,, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Eghbal Akhlaghi, V. & Akbaripour, H. (2015, August) Genetic Algorithm Robust Parameter Tuning for a Robotic Cell Scheduling Problem. Conference Presentation presented at 23rd International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Eghbal Akhlaghi, V., Gultekin, H. & Coban, B. (2015, January) Line balancing in production lines served by a single/dual gripper robot. Seminar Ankara.
  • Eghbal Akhlaghi, V. (2012, January) System Dynamics and System Thinking. Workshop Tehran, Iran.
  • Nahayi, V., Eghbal Akhlaghi, V. & Akbaripour, H. (2010, May) Trend of Complex System Dynamics for Prioritizing the Options at Multiple Attribute Decision-Making Method. Poster presented at 3rd International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, Tehran, Iran.

Editorial & Review Activities

  • Journal of Computational Sciences, Reviewer, January 2017.
  • Journal of Industrial and Management Organizations, Reviewer, January 2017.